Protoform: KAU.3 [AN] Wood, timber

Description: Wood, timber
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *raqa-kau "tree, wood"
*2 PCP *kayu (Gty.1984).
*3 PEO *kayu (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *kayu "wood, tree, timber" (LPO III:71).
*5 PMP *kaju` "baum, holz" (Dpf. 1938). *kas2iw (Dyn. 1971:34).
*6 PAN *kaSiw "wood, tree" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Kau Wood, timber, tree, stick (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Kau Croton bush Uncertain Semantic Connection (Clk)
Luangiua ʔAu Supporting sticks when making net (Smd)
Niue Kau Wood, timber (Sph)
Niue Kaa Stick; cutting (of plant) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nukuoro Gau/ dagodo Boom of sail (Crl)
Nukuoro Kau A yard-arm (Crn)
Penrhyn Kau Wood, stick, pole (Sta)
Penrhyn Kau/tahu Firewood (Sta)
Rarotongan Kau- Prefix to kau/taa "netting-needle", kau-ariki "Umbrella tree" etc (Bse)
Tahitian Au A mountain tree of sweet odour (Dvs)
Tikopia Kau/raro Wallplate (Fth)
Tikopia Kau/viroviro Firestick (Fth)
Tongan Kau Wood, timber (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kau Stick (Rby)
West Futuna Kau/kau Riders; roof supports running perpendicular to rafters (Dty)
West Futuna Kou/pa Fence (Dty)
West Futuna Kou kau Poutro horizontale du toit (Dty)

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